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Summer Science Camp Counsellor

Application deadline: May 3, 2019 (All applicants must meet eligibility requirements for the Young Canada Works summer employment program).

Department:  Discovery Centre Science Education
Supervisor:  Manager, Science Education and Programming
Position Category:  Full Time, 12 full weeks (June 10 to August 30, 2019)
Starting Salary:  $12.75/Hour
Working Hours:  40 hours per week

Position Summary:
The main objective of the job is to co-develop and deliver exciting, stimulating, hands-on science activities for camp participants (ages 6 -12) and to give the student experience working in a team setting, delivering educational and recreational programs, and supervising youth.

Description of Tasks:
The Camp Counsellor works in the Science Education department under the supervision of the Manager of Science Education and Programming and the Science Camp Leader. The primary tasks are:

1) cooperatively deliver meaningful science education and STEAM experiences appropriate for children ages 6-12
2) supervise campers while taking responsibility for their safety and enjoyment
3) assist in providing guidance to campers and youth volunteers
4) maintain a clean and safe work area
5) assist in camp promotion
6) track camp weeks in daily journal of activities

Enrolled in education, science or other related disciplines at a university level. Experience in child supervision, preferably in an educational, recreational, museum or camp setting. Experience in preparing and presenting workshops an asset. Fluency in English is essential. Discovery Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit your resume to . Your resume and cover letter plus references needs to be combined into one document and be either a PDF or WORD format for consideration.

Discovery Centre promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and embraces diversity. The Centre is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its work environment, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are considered for employment with the Centre.

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